[ubuntu-x] Test kernel for perf issues on -intel
bryce at canonical.com
Thu Apr 16 00:30:56 BST 2009
On Wed, Apr 15, 2009 at 06:39:24PM -0400, Michael Larabel wrote:
> Bryce Harrington wrote:
> > On Wed, Apr 15, 2009 at 05:37:14PM -0400, Michael Larabel wrote:
> >> http://global.phoronix-test-suite.com/?k=profile&u=phoronix-3867-14354-11729
> >> A few performance boosts are prominent when switching to the newer kernel.
> > Excellent, thanks muchly Michael, I've passed this info along to our
> > kernel team.
> > Bryce
> You're welcome, I might also have some more numbers later. Currently
> running git bisect on the Intel tree while running my performance suite
> each step along the way.
Fwiw, Intel has suggested the performance regression may be caused by an
xserver change rather than in the -intel driver itself.
I'll put my $5 bet on GEM enablement being the thing that differentiates
2.4 from 2.6.
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